According to Amnesty International, A London Based Human rights community which clearly opposes death penalties and executions world wide, 50% of executions are unaccounted for.Officially around 1,634 people were executed with only just three countries totaling to 90% of the killings.The list below shows the countries known to Give death penalties to criminals .
Popularly known for their unwavering bravery, intelligence and unmatched eloquence, lawyers play a pivotal role in the success of any nation.If lawyers never existed, perhaps, violence, unlawful detentions and conflicts and a myriad other vices could be the rule of the day.
In a move that was expected by many, Deputy President William Samoei Ruto has finally come out to root for support for his long-time friend Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as Ugandans cast their ballot in the presidential election Thursday 14 January 2021. Alleging that stability and prosperity can only be achieved in Uganda under Musevini's stewardship, Ruto urged voters to turn out in large numbers to reelect Museveni. Earlier on the Kenyan deputy president had responded in an interview on Uganda's NBS Television that
If you’re going to do the crime, there’s a very good chance that at some point or another, you’re going to have to do the time. But with some country’s attitude to penal justice being a crime in itself, you may want to be careful about where you step out of line. Here we take a look at some of the worst prisons in the world. Tadmor Military Prison Located in Palmyra, Syria, Tadmor is one of the most oppressive jails across the globe. Amnesty International reported that every aspect of the facility’s
Saudi Arabia has executed three soldiers convicted of "high treason" and "collaborating with the enemy."The three soldiers have been sentenced to death after a fair trial by an impartial court, the state defense ministry said in a statement Today.According to the Reuters report through the Sahara Reporters, the ministry did not mention the alleged enemy , but the executions were conducted outside the capital in the southern Province bordering Yemen, Saudi Arabia has been fighting the Iran-linked Houthi movement for over six years.
The government of Kenya has been warned against turning back Tanzanian opposition politician Godbless Lema and his family to Tanzania Through a statement to the state on Monday, Amnesty International warned the government against deportation, saying the fleeing MP and his family are seeking asylum in Kenya, hence he must be allowed to stay in the country because hi s life was in danger. The international NGO stated that since Kenya is a state party to the 1951 Convention relating to the status of Refugees and
Born on the 25th day of July 1927, Jean Marie Seroney rose through the heights of success, placing his name in an hitherto of untouched heights in the Kenya's political spheres. He was a Kenyan Human Rights advocate, a legislator, and an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience. He served as the MP for the larger Nandi District and later Tinderet constituency, Seroney left a towering political legacy that may not be filled easily in the near future. Despite his fame, his rundown home in Kaprotuk, has
As we continue to mourn and pay tribute tribute to the late Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli, his legacy is taking two sides as everyone has their opinion on his leadership style.
Recently it has been reported that Ethiopia is a country in distress. Amnesty International reports that there is an ongoing war in the country with at least a hundred people already killed. Amnesty says that it has seen digitally verified gruesome photographs and videos of bodies of the victims strewn across the town of Mai-Kadra. Some of the bodies were being carried on stretchers. The Attack Witnesses said the wounds were inflicted by sharp objects such as knives and machetes. Some more witnesses have said
Uganda is on the front race towards selecting the next president. Polling stations are already set and voting is set to start and continue till evening. It is an anticipated day with emotions set high by the decisions by the government to switch off all social media channels. The withdrawal of America in the watch of the elections citing massive interference to the democracy is also set to create a wave of confusion citing the credibility of the election results to be announced later. The race is expected to
The continues rivalry between the northern Fulani herders and the southern Yoruba Farmers, over access to land and other resources; has brought a new ethnic tensions among the residents of Nigeria. Amnesty International’s spokesman in Nigeria, Isa Sanusi; in his statement; told AFP that northerners living in Shasha were attacked on Friday. The attacked that took place in Shasha market; the capital of Oyo state. In the attacked, atleast one person was killed. In addition, a local security source told the AFP
Kenya and Tanzanian could find themselves in diplomatic war, as more of the Tanzanian opposition leaders are flee their home as they seek refuge in Kenya. With Pressure mounting from Amnesty International to the Kenyan government, to offer protection to the political refugees, Kenya might find itself at the crossroads, as the Tanzanian government is likely to accuse Kenya for harboring her political persons of interest. It is reported that the official opposition leader Tundu Lisse is currently seeking asylum
For two weeks now,thousands of Nigerians have gone to the streets to protest against police violence on citizens.the country witnessed scenes of violence and chaos as protests calling for an end to police brutality continued overnight on Tuesday going to Wednesday 21st Oct 2020 despite a 24-hour curfew. Multiple eyewitness reports say that soldiers were opening fire on protesters.Young people mobilizing through social media began staging demonstrations calling for the abolition of the federal Special Anti-Robbery
Ruth Kamande/Photo Courtesy In September 2015, a relationship tiff between lovers Ruth Kamande and Fareed Ahmed ended in tragedy. The stunning beauty that Ruth Kamande was had a fatal flaw that would lead to her downfall. Text messages on Fareed's, her boyfriend, phone led to the argument. She would stab him 22 times and he bled to death. Miss Lang'ata Prison 2016 /2017 The lightskinned beauty would remain in the spotlight all through her trial. She would become Miss Lang'ata Prison 2016/2017 flooring all competitors
Yesterday Thursday the Amnesty International said that scores of Civilians were killed in a massacre in Ethiopia Tigray region, in that Witnesses blamed on forces backing the Local ruling party. The massacre is the first reported incident of a large-scale civilian fatalities after a week old conflict between the regional ruling party, The Tigray People's Liberation Front(TPLF), and the the government of the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, last year winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. The Amnesty said it had digitally
As the most populous and and mot intelligent animal species on the planet we have come a long way to distinguish what is good to eat and what is not . Some have even gone to the extent of choosing what is good for their bodies in the general dieting tables , that's why we have the likes of vegetarians , who don't eat meat and the others who do. The human species have refined themselves and have even curved way of detecting what is dangerous to them even before consuming it . However some communities round the
Days just after the UK became the first country to roll out its countrywide Covid-19 vaccination program, several other countries are following the same track including Canada, and the USA. The European Union is just about to approve the vaccine for use and soon all the European countries will be rolling out their nationwide vaccination programs as well. This is to go on even as those with serious allergies are highly discounted from undertaking the vaccination program. Thus the program will be run only on those
Godbless Lema and his family crossed to Kenya on Sunday evening after the Tanzanian reelected president John Pombe Magufuli was on the seek to arrest him over the claims that he influenced the protests in the country. The former Arusha Urban legislator was arrested in ilbissil in Kajiado where together with his family had crossed through Namanga border to Kenya to evade arrest. Lema who is also CHADEMA party leader is said to have sneaked to Kenya using a taxi together with his family. Through an official note,
Nigerian forces brutally kills people. Lagos city is in flames. Nigerian forces claims the news to be fake. On Wednesday after the shooting of peaceful endSARS protesters, the Nigerian city Lagos went on flames after the protesters started looting everything. The Amnesty International said that the army had killed many of the protesters on 20th October 2020. On Tuesday evening, the Rights Group said that it was trying to determine the number of dropped bodies by the Nigerian Army. According to Lagos governor,
SARS The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is an undercover police unit Formed in 1992 to combat a wave of armed robberies, carjackings, cattle rustling and kidnappings in Nigeria. The body expanded in 2009 as the government sought to take on the rising tide of fraud on University campuses. But instead, it has become a source of disgrace, as officers indiscriminately use harassment and extortion against Nigeria’s young masses. Reports of extrajudicial murders, kidnappings, and rapes have emerged over the